Ayurveda shows the cure for Dengue

Indian scientists reportedly achieved breakthrough in  developing cure for dengue, which is a major health concern globally. The drug has been developed under a project undertaken jointly by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), , the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, and Ranbaxy Research Laboratory (now owned by Sun Pharma), employing  Ayurveda system. Results showed that the alcoholic extract of Cissampelos pariera Linn (Cipa extract) was a potent inhibitor of all four DENVs in cell-based assays, the scientists said according to media reports


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